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The significance of San Diego’s housing crisis has the attention of the region’s elected, business, and community leaders. And for good reason: it’s getting worse. Housing affordability and accessibility are a major bottleneck for the region’s growth and development. A new report by the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce and Greater San Diego Association of […]

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For over 100 years, family-owned and operated Flagship Cruises & Events has served locals and visitors in the San Diego area. Since 1915 our history has been intertwined with the San Diego waterfront community. In 2017, we’ll serve over two million passengers on our gourmet dinner and brunch cruises, harbor tours, patriot jet boat thrill […]

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On August 7th, the Chamber hosted a Good Government Speaker Series roundtable discussion on NAFTA renegotiations with Congressman Darrell Issa. San Diego and Baja California have leveraged NAFTA to create a $2.5 billion manufacturing supply chain that supports co-production between the two cities. Congressman Issa highlighted the importance on modernizing NAFTA and harmonizing environmental standards […]

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Sherwin Williams Color Snap In-Home Color Consultations Our professionally trained In-Home Color Consultant will meet with you in the comfort of your home to help you choose the perfect colors. Our goal is to help you create a space that you will love. During the 90-minute in-home visit, your In-Home Color Consultant will create a […]

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Newly appointed state Attorney General Xavier Becerra met with Chamber members for a Good Government Speaker Series program to discuss the role of the Attorney General with respect to working with businesses. Issues discussed included immigration, the environment, and regulation.

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On July 17th, the California State Assembly and Senate voted with a two-thirds super majority to extend the program through 2030. The vote threshold achieved was important to ensure the validity of the program should it be considered a “tax” by a future court decision. The program is a market-based mechanism designed to reduce greenhouse […]

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Last week, the Chamber hosted the first of two workshops on Community Choice Aggregation. This workshop followed the release of the City of San Diego’s CCA feasibility study which looked at options to help the city increase the percentage of renewable energy on the grid. The audience heard from experts with different perspectives and had […]

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The City of San Diego City Council adopted three important pro-housing policies on July 24th during what has been dubbed “Housing Action Day.” In response to the housing crisis caused by affordability and supply, Mayor Faulconer and members of City Council have worked with various stakeholders including the Chamber to identify a variety of solutions. […]

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Last month the Chamber released a study with the Greater San Diego Association of REALTORS® finding the region’s housing crisis is on track to get much worse by 2020, driving even more seniors and families out of the Golden State and hurting our local economy. The “Housing Scorecard” compares the progress of each of the […]

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Build Ties to Canada’s Business Capital MAPLE Business Council® is organizing a special two-day delegation to Toronto, Ontario, Canada for businesses, investors, exporters and service providers to get a turnkey overview of Canada’s largest market (4th largest in North America). Learn more here.

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On August 2nd, Councilmember Georgette Gómez introduced a resolution at the Budget and Government Efficiency Committee opposing the President’s Executive Order 13767 and House of Representative Bill 1813 – The Border Wall Funding Act of 2017. Double taxation of U.S. and non-U.S. citizens result in a decrease in the amount of dollars individuals and countries […]

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